BIOS / firmware update CD?

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Thu Dec 14 08:01:16 CST 2006


don't need to..:)

http://www.freedos.org/

Nicola_Worthington at McAfee.com wrote:
> I wouldn't mind so much if Dell provided a free licensed copy Windows or
> DOS with every machine so that you can upgrade the BIOS.
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com 
>> [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of William Warren
>> Sent: 14 December 2006 12:52
>> To: linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com
>> Subject: Re: BIOS / firmware update CD?
>>
>> yes but it's not bootable.  Having to install an OS to update 
>> your firmware seems backwards considering you can make a 
>> bootable dos cd for firmware updates on desktop systems.
>>
>> Suman_Kumar at dell.com wrote:
>>> Hi Tony,
>>> You can use the /Dell PowerEdge Server Update Utility/ CD to update 
>>> your firmware. See 
>>>
>> http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/software/smsuu/1.4/index
>> .htm for 
>>> more information.
>>> Suman
>>>
>>>
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>>> *From:* linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com 
>>> [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] *On Behalf Of *Dyson, Tony
>>> *Sent:* Wednesday, December 13, 2006 11:23 PM
>>> *To:* linux-poweredge-Lists
>>> *Subject:* BIOS / firmware update CD?
>>>
>>> Does Dell provide anything like HP's "Firmware Update CD"? 
>> I haven't 
>>> been able to identify one.
>>>  
>>> For anyone who hasn't seen it, HP's disc works on all their recent 
>>> server models. It boots & analyses the system & allows the 
>> application 
>>> of all BIOS & firmware patches in one operation.
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>> Isa 54:17  No weapon that is formed against thee shall 
>> prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in 
>> judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the 
>> servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith 
>> the LORD.
>>
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> 

-- 
My "Foundation" verse:
Isa 54:17  No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and 
every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt 
condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their 
righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.

-- carpe ductum -- "Grab the tape"
CDTT (Certified Duct Tape Technician)

Linux user #322099
Machines:
206822
256638
276825
http://counter.li.org/



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